Isshin Ryu founder Tatsuo Shimabuku was born on September 19th, 1908. In honour of Master Shimabuku’s birthday, the Penn State Karate Club is holding a special martial arts demonstration (Embu Tai Kai) on Sunday the 20th at 7:30PM in 106 White Building. Admission is free. After the demonstration, audience members are invited to participate in some self-defense drills.
Shimabuku EmbuTaiKai 2015 Handout
PSKC will have a dojo open-house with demos, audience participation, and new member sign-ups during the first week of the semester.
* 7PM in room 106 White Building on Tuesday(25th), Thursday(27th) & Sunday (30th)
Membership is open to all Penn State students, faculty and staff. No previous experience required.
Look for our table at the Involvement Fair on Monday(24th) & Tuesday(25th) in Heritage Hall at the HUB, between 11-4pm.
PSKC members competed at the IWKA 2015 World Championship Tournament in Princeton, NJ on August 7th & 8th winning 14 awards in 1st, 2nd & 3rd places for kata, kobudo & kumite events. Congratulations everyone!
PSKC volunteers helped with the track & field events for the Summer Special Olympics.
Summer Session Demos & new member sign-ups on Tuesday the 26th and Thursday the 28th at 6PM in room 106 White Building.
PSKC closed the spring semester with a picnic at Spring Creek Park and some kata practice in the water. Our summer class schedule is pending. Check back for updates.
PSKC runners joined thousands of others on April 19th to participate in the annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, supporting Special Olympics Pennsylvania.
Congratulations everyone on your accomplishments in Forms, Sparring & Breaking divisions!
PSKC competitors won 22 trophies for 1st-2nd-3rd place at Young’s Fall 2014 Tournament. The club also won the Team Trophy for most points earned and the Most Supportive trophy. Congratulations everyone.